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Bridget Roosa

Bridget Roosa

Charles A. Dana Professor of Dance and Co-chair, Department of Creative Arts

Phone: 404.471.6940
Office Location: Dance Studio

Academic Degrees

  • B.F.A., Southern Methodist University
  • M.F.A., Florida State University

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

Bridget teaches ballet and modern techniques, choreography, Labanotation, performance and dance history. She is also the Artistic Director of Studio Dance Theatre, the student performing ensemble at Agnes Scott College and she curates, choreographs, and directs at least two mainstage productions each academic year.

Labanotation is a form of documenting dance using abstract symbols to describe what the body does to perform movement, used for the preservation of dance. For more information visit the Dance Notation Bureau. Bridget is a certified teacher through the Dance Notation Bureau and her stagings from Labanotation score include works choreographed by Bebe Miller, Lester Horton, Ruth St. Denis, Doris Humphrey, Marius Petipa, Clay Taliaferro, Susan Hadley, Helen Tamiris, Susan Hadley, and Charles Weidman. 

Bridget has published the following articles for the Dance Notation Bureau online publication:

Bridget has also served as the appointed tester of the following Labanotation scores:

  • Alraune (1975) choreographed by Pilobolus Dance Company members Alison Chase and Moses Pendelton
  • Sweet in the Morning (1992) choreographed by Leni Wylliams

In addition to choreographing and reconstructing Bridget is a performer and has worked with many choreographers in the Atlanta area and beyond. She has taught and performed both locally and abroad and a career highlight was performing with the José Limón Dance Company in the historically renowned work Missa Brevis. Bridget is also certified to teach Pure Barre Classic, Empower, Align and Reform techniques and teaches at Pure Barre Decatur.

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